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,000 troops remain in iraq and scheduled to depart by the end of this year. >>> britain's defunct "news of the world" it's reported may have hacked into 9/11 victims. "news of the world" reporters said they would pay him to get the numbers of 9/11 victims, he declined. the last paper rolled off the presses yesterday, brought down by a growing hacking scandal. rue bert murdoch, the paper's owner, is deep in damage control. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived in london, conspicuously reading a copy of his notorious cameras, then smiled for the cameras as he went out for dinner with rebekah brooks his embattled ceo. the scandal has cost him one of his most profitable papers. staff leaving "news of the world" for the last time put a brave face on the murdoch decision to shut it down. the "news of the world" was the best selling newspaper in britain, a cheeky blend of skin, scandal and gotcha journalism, for people who loved seeing the rich and powerful taken down a rich or two, but not families touched by grief. the "news of the world" is under police investigation for hacking into voice ma
range. >>> there is new fallout from britain's phone scandal that is threatening rupert murdoch's media empire. murdock is in london trying to do some damage control. >> reporter: media mogul rupert murdoch faced a mob of reporters easy met with his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks, in london. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch. cameras caught murdock reading sunday's final edition of the news of the world. the paper ended a 168-year run after news broke that journalists were hacking the phones of murder and terrorism victims for stories. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout of the stables really. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: london's "daily mirror" tabloid is hitting murdock with more claims of corruption involving 9-11 victims. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop saying news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week with a case of milly dowler, a british team murdered in 2002. her parents met with
for retiring space shuttle "atlantis." >> julian assange takes his case to britain's high court. will a judge block his extradition to speeden? i'm tina kraus in london. i'll have the story coming up. >>> rupert murdoch's news corp. shares fell 5% when news came of the company's buyout was being delayed. the media company continues to deal with fallout stemming from the hacking scandal that shut down its tabloid "news of the world." >>> regulators will take six months to decide whether to sign off on the buyout as the probe into phone hacking continues. >>> julian assange is back in a british courtroom. appealing his extradition to sweden. i've seen the krause report, the wikileaks founder insists that the sex allegations against him are politically motivated. >> reporter: wikileaks founder julian assange made his way through a crush of media to fight his latest legal battle at britain's high court. assange's lawyers are trying to block his extradition to sweden where he's wanted on sexual assault allegations. they say sweden's case against assange is flawed. the australian computer whiz is
will compete, but >>> euro fighter has been ordered by its four partner nations, britain, germy, britain and spain. but india is seen as critical to keep production going. we caught up with enzo cazellini at the air show. >> congratulations with india where you were chosen for the fighter competition. i want to start by asking you, how do you expect to win. how do you expect to beat euro. >> let me start by saying that we're going to -- we have cooperation with india and france. we know india, we know the country and we believe that india can make boosts from the political level and continue this full type of click collaboration with spain. >> reporter: and do you feel you have a stronger industrial cooperation package as well. >> we have also very strong cooperation. we believe that all together we can offer much more attractive situation for the future development of india industry. >> reporter: of the whole order of aircraft about 130 aircraft or so, 18 of them are supposed to be built in europe in existing factories but the rest coproduced with hanestan in india. but hanesta had some
in britain's phone hacking scandal. >>> concert chaos, thousands run for safety when a stage collapses. >>> and in hiding, casey anthony gets out of jail and out of sight. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning, everyone. appreciate you joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. it's turning into the scandal that just won't quit. the voice mail hacking and police bribery investigation that's rocked england is snowballing. the latest in morning, britain's top police official the head of scotland yard has resigned and the well connected former chief executive of rupert murdoch's news international has been arrested. >> reporter: rebekah brooks had willingly made an appointment to go to the police station to answer questions when she arrived, she was arrested. anything she tells detectives now will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry into phone hacking and bribery of the "news of the world." brooks' arrest came as a surprise, but this was a shock. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, secretary and the mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the
river. >> a phone hacking scandal in britain has reached new levels. now, the government is getting involved. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> friends of dominique strauss-kahn say the former imf chief is focus on clearing his name and restoring his honor in the united states. he's back in france after questioning were raised about the credibility of a new york hotel maid who claimed strauss- kahn sexually assaulted her. yesterday, lawyers for a french writer who is a friend of his second wife filed a complaint saying the 62-year-old billionaire tried to rape her in 2003. >>> people across britain are shocked and outraged over the widening phone hacking scandal. a newspaper is accused of hacking into the phones of missing children and terror attack victims. as charlie d'agata reports, lawmakers are now getting involved. >> reporter: a british tabloid may have hacked into the phones of a missing 13-year-old girl and suicide bombing family. investigators are looking into whether journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listen into desperate
in a minute. >>> new developments today in the phone hacking scanneddal in britain. rebecca brooks was arrested today on suspicion of phone hacking an bribing police. just hours later britain's senior police commissioner quit because of his link to a former editor of the tabloids. nine other people have been arrested in connection with this investigation. several former reporter and editors for the tabloid and a former communications director. >> i have this afternoon informed the palace, the secretary and mayor of my intention to resign of commissioner of metropolitan police service. i have made this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and allegations related to the links to news corp. and in particular in relation to mr. neil wallace who was arrested last week. >> the scanneddal has also reached the u.s. shores. british papers are reporting today that jude law claims his phone was hacked while the actor was in new york. on thursday the fbi announced it opened its own investigation into allegations that rupert murdoch's news corporation tried to hack into the phon
mails. his resignation comes on the heels of london's police chief stepping down sunday. britain's prime minister is calling for an emergency session of parliament to deal with the crisis. he's also cutting his trip to south africa short as he tries to reassure the public the investigation will be fair. >> the metropolitan police service inquiry must go wherever the evidence leads. they should investigate without fear or favor. >> reporter: britain's serious fraud office could be next to launch a probe into the phone hacking allegations. the government anti-fraud agency is also ready to help u.s. authorities who are looking into whether 9/11 families were hacking victims. rupert murdoch, his son james, and murdock's former british ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested 10 people in c
with britain's favorite couple. the latest on will and kate's visit across the pond. >>> this just in. the national mall evacuated because of the severe storms going through the area. the entire dc metro area is under a severe thunderstorm warning. storms taking place have been extended many of them until 7:45 p.m. tonight. when we come back we will talk about how long the storms will stick around for. ñ8 >>> britain's favorite royal couple continue their north american tour today. prince william and his bride spent the night on a canadian warship from montreal to quebec this morning joining sailors for a sunday morning church service. their nine-day canadian tour includes seven cities and four provinces and one territory. the royals head to california on july 8th. >>> anny hong is joining us now. awfully busy day. >> a lot of severe thunderstorm warnings in effect for dc, montgomery. until 7:45 p.m. tonight. the severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight for the entire area but where you see darker yellow that's the severe thunderstorm warnings. let me list what areas are be
alleged link to the hacking scandal in britain. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> the space shuttle "atlantis" comes back to earth and the shuttle program ends in about 18 hours. all signs point to a landing just before 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. the crew deployed one more satellite today. the 180th deployment in the shuttle's history. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch flew back to the united states today after facing intense questioning from british lawmakers over the phone hacking scandal. today, the prime minister called an emergency session of parliament to tackle that controversy engulfing britain. charlie d'agata tells us that he emphatically denies claims that he tried to stop an investigation. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal has dragged british prime minister david cameron into the fray and into a fight in the house of commons. >> the greatest responsibility i have is to clear up this mess. >> reporter: he's in the mess! his former communications chief andy colson was editor of the news of the world when journalists hacked in the voice mails of
think it's important to understand that newspapers in britain play a very different role than they do here, because you don't have paid political advertising. you cannot run for office in britain without the support of a major newspaper chain. everybody needs murdoch's support. i think that eventually this is going to fade away. >> do you remember the phase willful blindness in connection with enron crimes? >> yes. it's looking the other way. >> do you think -- willful blindness will obtain in the case of prosecuting and perhaps convicting rupert? >> they may try. >> and his son. >> they may try. >> willful blind sentence. >> i don't think rupert has any -- hold it. i don't think rupert, as of now has any kind of criminal liability whatsoever. the people have a problem are below him. >> when you have a hot story, the editor, the people above say, how did you get that? it's diagnose to be very difficult to insulate the people at the top if these allegations prove true. >> let's see if we can >> thank you columbia, challenger, discovery, endeavour, and our ship atlantis. thank you for p
of britain's top cop as the phone hacking scandal intensifies. elizabeth palmer in london tracks the fast braining developments. moving to motown. dean reynolds takes us to a detroit neighborhood with years of decline and attracting young people. and top of the world, women's soccer has a new champion tonight. theny captures the showdown between the u.s. and japan captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with russ mitchell. >> mitchell: good evening. it is relentless, dangerous and gripping the country. a major heat wave this weekend has prompted officials in 17 states to issue heat warnings and advisories. take a look at the temperature map of the nation today. you'll find several large areas of 90's and a patch that saw high's above 100 degrees. two hot weather-related deaths have been reported and forecasters say it's expected to spread over the next few days. cynthia bowers begins our coverage. >> advisory remains in reif he can through this evening along interstate 35. >> reporter: it's been so hot for so long in oklahoma the governor called for a state wide day o
will complete the 30-year-old space shuttle program. >>> there is outrage in britain this morning over a tabloid newspaper that went too far. it hacked into the phone messages of a missing 13-year-old girl who was later found murdered. mark phillips reports. >> reporter: it's britain's biggest sunday newspaper selling more than 2.5 million copies by delivering skin and the skinny. scoops, some of which the news of the world has gotten by hacking into the voice mail accounts of famous victims like mick vager, eric clpton, gwyneth paltrow, tony blair and a member of prince william's staff. it is the intrusion into millie dowler, a missing 13-year-old that outraged the nation. it hacked into her voice mail hearing desperate relatives trying to hear her it deleted messages to make room for others and so gave her family false hope. millie was found dead six months after her abduction. >> we're most desperately worried. >> reporter: the family which made heart rendering apeelsz is distraught. the scandal has political fallout. it is owned by rupert international. its editor rebecca brooks runs interna
>> tonight the hacking scandal spreads. britain's prime minister is grilled on his ties to the murdoch family. elizabeth palmer has that story. >> you live and you learn, and believe you me i have learned. >> mitchell: on this side of the atlantic bill chit akerr discovered how easy it is to hack into cell phones in the u.s.. a government program exists to help americans avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes. we find out why so few people know about it. and when the florida marlins hit the skids, they turned to a manager with experience. lots of experience. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> mitchell: good evening. scott is off tonight. i'm russ mitchell. britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government. today prime minister cameron addressed an emergency session of parliament on the crisis, even as americans find out they are just as vulnerable to phone hackers. we have two reports tonight beginning with elizabeth palmer in london. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. p
newspaper accused of widespread phone hacking as its former editor who became a spokesman for britain's prime minister is arrested, "early" this friday morning, july 8th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good friday morning to you from the kennedy space center, i'm erica hill. you're looking at a live picture there of launch pad 39a and of course the shuttle atlanta as we prepare to watch and countdown to the final mission for nasa's shuttle program. good to have you with us. chris wragge is in new york. good morning my friend. >> good morning. the shot looks great. we need a little cooperation from mother nature, right? that's if. the only thing holding us back this morning. >> that's exactly what we need, a lot of fingers crossed. from nasa's point of view otherwise everything is ready for this morning's scheduled launch. as chris mentioned we're not sure whether or not mother nature will cooperate. bob orr has the latest on the planned launch. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. "atlantis" is all systems green there but the weather forecast frankly is very bleak a
. >>> still ahead. outrage in great britain. politicians, celebrities and citizens call for a thorough investigation into the phone hacking scandal involving a british tabloid. matt? >>> recent increase on online videos showing police to use force to lock people up raises the question is it legal to videotape police during an arrest? we will have the answer. beth! hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> lawyers are pressing prosecutors to drop sexual assault charges against dominique straus-khan. prosecutors are considering whether they can go forward after finding his accuser lied to them. defense lawyers called a meeting with the prosecution today "produ
.s. president. >> reporter: he stood shoulder to shoulder with britain. now president reagan's statue will stand in the streets of london in honor of that relationship. >> it celebrates the life of an exceptional president. the truest friend that britain has ever had. >> unveiling ceremony in front of the u.s. embassy marked 100 years since president reagan's birth. former secretary of state, condoleezza rice joined other dignitaries at the tribute. margaret thatcher, london's greatest ally was too frail to come. in a statement read during the ceremony. thatcher called ronald reagan a great president and a great man. through his strength and convictions, he brought millions of people to freedom as the iron curtain finally came down. the 10-foot tall bronze figure stands alongside presidents franklin d. roosevelt and eisenhower. >> this statue is quite clearly a memorial and commemoration of a glorious past, but more importantly it is a call to an even more deplore yows future. >> as far as the future of the u.s. embassy, it will be moving from its home in central london next year.
full forecast later. >>> controversy over make-up ads. britain had banned this story. i'm lindsey mastis, that story is coming up. >>> twitter, twitter is partly to blame for a block party that turned into a riot in hollywood. people mistakingly thought that a message meant an invitation- only movie screening was open to the public, so they show up. when people were turned away from the premier, that crowd got angry and violent. people started throwing rocks, bottles, cop cars were damaged and riot police, they had to be dispatched. three people were arrested in the aftermath. >>> well, we all know that magazine covers in the ads inside, they are air brushed to make those models, let's just say look better, a lot better. but two make-up ads featuring julia roberts have been banned in britain because of the air brushing. and according to britain's advertising authority, the ads are actually misleading. lindsey mastis brings us more on this story. >> they retouch everything. >> reporter: julia roberts is the definition of beauty. why would she need to be digitally enhanced? even whe
. and the drought continues. brit andy murray taking on nadal today and britain was rocking as murray took the first set and the second set it all fell apart. nadal win it's in four. he'll go to the final on sunday. so that's it from here. davie johnson manages his first home win and hopefully gets his first win. >>> great night for a ballgame. great weather. that's it for us. "the cbs evening news" is next. derrick will see you at 7:00 have a fantastic holiday see you back here on monday.
's going to be all right. >> birds and fenway and this was ugly from the beginning. britain the big poppy with a three-run shot to right. and it didn't get any better for the birds. britain gave up seven runs. in the last 115 days, we've seen the last shuttle launch. you've heard osama bin laden getting killed and we had the royal wedding. you haven't seen a glimmer of hope the nfl lockout will end soon. that is today. i guess it depends on who you ask. brian mitchell tweeted he's been informed by sources it could end soon, but some media outlets reporting that today was unproductive after an appellate court dismissed an order to end the lockout. >> we're going to continue to work hard to make sure that the deal is fair. we're going to continue to work and i hope we get this thing done sooner rather than later. >> and recently we've been hearing a lot about self imposed sanctions by university. maryland for practicing too long. today ohio state vacated all 2010 wins for their debacle and now west virginia joins the bunch. they had too many graduate assistant participate in coaching activi
state-side training deaths. >> pelley: thank you, elaine. there is outrage in britain tonight after a tabloid hacked into the voice mail of a missing 13-year-old girl. families are holding out hope for seven americans missing in the gulf of california. and john glenn, pioneering astronaut, questions whether our space program still has the right stuff. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is easier. and celebrex is not a narcotic. when it comes to relieving your arthritis pain, you and your doctor need to balance the benefits with the risks. all prescription nsaids, like celebrex, ibuprofen, napro
's newspaper may now include stealing the medical records of britain's first family. liz palmer has the latest. u.s. troops are being cheated out of their money. armen keteyian's investigation shows us that it's happening on their own posts. and passing the wand. michelle miller on "harry potter" fans taking the magic into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or turn right and they are fast running out of road. a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit will have to be done soon or the u.s. will default on its debts. the president and congressional leaders met again this afternoon. the hangup is whether the deal will include tax increases as the democrats insist or only spending cuts as republicans demand. we have three reports tonight on the deadline to default. first, chip reid at the white house where the president had a news conference today. >> reporter: scott, some republicans are calling for a stopgap measu
the answer to the question everyone in britain is asking. >> what on earth did they expect to find? it's unbelievable. i can't rationalize it. it doesn't make any sense. >> reporter: all the anguish and the outrage is pushing authorities to act. we've just heard the andy coleson, who's the former editor of "the news of the world" and also, until recently, communications advisor to britain's prime minister, has been told by the police that he's going to be arrested tomorrow. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. with the d-day for default less than four weeks away, president obama had congressional leaders to the white house today to try to get the negotiations moving again. we have reports tonight from nancy cordes at the capital and chip reid at the white house. >> reporter: scott, the president called today's meeting with congressional leaders "constructive," but he also said the two sides are far apart on a wide range of issues. >> i thought that all the leaders here came in a spirit of compromise. >> reporter: it was a dramatic change in tone compared to just last week when the president
hacking scandal shuts down one of britain's most popular tabloids. new reports indicates the phones of some 9/11 victims were targeted. the latest on the growing controversy "early" this monday morning, july 11th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the deadline is looming f
his media empire, beginning in australia where he's from, moving here to britain and then to the u.s. right now he's doing everything he can to try to preserve it. >> reporter: rupert murdoch arrived back in new york last night. hoping the newspaper scandal that's consumed britain doesn't also envelop his american interests or influence. as owner of "the wall street journal," the "new york post" and more, murdoch watched his company shares swoon when the phone hacking allegations struck, and then stabilize. now an fbi probe is officially under way looking into whether murdoch employees paid investigators to hack into the voice mails of 9/11 victims. this as the directors of news corp begin hiring former u.s. attorney mary jo white and former attorney general michael mucasey. >> it is unclear at this point how much jeopardy they are potentially in because we simply don't know all the facts. they are potentially subject to prosecution under a statute called the foreign corrupt practices act in connection with any bribes that were paid in england. >> reporter: here in england, the eve
the right thing. great britain were in the same place about a year ago. their debt was downgraded, this he had aaa, they lost it. they did the right thing, made some really hard, tough choices and they got the aaa back so you know, this isn't written in stone. we can -- our future is in our own making. we just have to do it. >> mark zandi thank you for making the time. good talking with you. >> thank you. >>> here's erica. >> thanks, as if congress needed any more problems, one of its members is quitting due to a sex scandal. bill whitaker has that story. >> reporter: congress may have trouble agreeing on almost anything but when it comes to one of their own and the subject is sex, they can act with blazing speed. oregon democrat david wu, who has served 13 years in the house, abruptly resigned on tuesday under heavy pressure from fellow democrats. this after allegations from the teenage daughter of a campaign donor allegedly accusing wu of an unwanted sexual encounter. >> the leadership probably figured that there wasn't much downside to getting him to resign. >> reporter: it was not the
of july. happy 255th. that's if i'm doing my math right. >> freedom from great britain, that a lot of people don't know. >> you're right. that's stunning. reputation on back on the day. >> let's go to weather before we really get in trouble. talking about temperatures in the 70s. 81 by 9:00. 89 by noon. code orange alert day. unhealthy for sensitive groups. any respiratory ailments, young and old, limit your outside time. yes, a thunderstorm symbol. we could see a few more thunderstorms this afternoon. potentially a couple of strong ones. big ones yesterday moving away. overnight a few showers out of west virginia. they have pretty much fizzled. 60s in new york state. pennsylvania, in the 70s. 80 in raleigh. warm across the eastern u.s., even into places like des moines and chicago and the great lakes. they are still in the 60s. check it out. holding below the 90-degree mark around the bay. most of us 90 to 91 and 92. kris is checking out the roads. >> reporter: 395 northbound into the district, no problems. construction on the 14th street bridge taking over the center street lane.
on the front page of the final edition of the news of the world. britain's best-selling tabloid is shutting down tomorrow after 168 years. today the staff assembled the final edition while the paper's website apologized for its controversial hacking into cell phones of celebrities, private citizens and the 13-year-old murder victim. the statement said quite simply, we lost our way. phones were hacked, and for this newspaper is truly sorry. >>> royal recreation in california, prince william and katherine take time out to play as the prince competes in a charity polo match. cbs' sandra hughes spoke with the royal family in santa barbara. >> reporter: american fans are loving the british invasion, the duke and dutchess are here in santa barbara for the prince's charity polo match. and curiosity seekers, including the famous want a glimpse. >> i've admired him from afar for years. he's lived his life with dignity, and just seems like a really good guy. >> reporter: pamela slaven and howard patropbe drove all the way from tucson, arizona. what is it that fascinates us? >> i loved princess diana
phone and deleting messages giving her family false hope that millie was alive. and then britain learned the news of the world may have preyed on military families too. >> he was held by a sniper rifle. >> reporter: tony's son james was killed in action in afghanistan. he now believes james's hot mail was hacked by news of the world. prime minister david cameron kicked off the damage control. >> murder victims, terrorist victims, families who have lost loved ones, sometime defending our country, that these people could have had their phones hacked into in order to generate stories for a newspaper is simply disgusting. >> reporter: the prime minister was feeling vulnerable. he'd hired a former news of the world editor as his communications advisor. by the end of the week, andy colson had been arrested along with two other men. and the police themselves were facing investigation for taking pay-offs. but the real fury focused on rupert murdoch and the power he wields through his stable of influential british papers. teenager millie's family lawyer is mark lewis. >> what we have in this coun
and an elaborate dinner. britain's royal couple, prince william and katherine are in montreal. the couple made a visit to a hospital. some 35 demonstrators gathered outside the hospital to protest the couple's nine-day visit, calling william and katherine parasites and war criminals. but a larger crowd of about 150 people welcome the royals. the newlyweds are on their first official overseas visit as husband and wife. >>> well a lot of us are planning to cook hamburgers this holiday weekend, but in california, organizers of one county fair are hoping to cook the biggest burger ever. the fair is celebrating its 99th anniversary by trying to set the guiness world record. they cooked the burger today and sold bite sized pieces for 99 cents each. the burger was placed on a 110- pound bun with more than 50- pounds of cheese, 20-pounds of onions, 12-pounds of pickles and 30-pounds of lettuce. it packed a whopping 1,374- calories. not including of course the fries. >> and what was that? >> that's the biggest burger ever. i'm thinking that fair's motto is not everything in moderation. >> hey, it's
satellite company b sky b. the pullout combs just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the houses of parliament. >> what has happened is disgraceful, got to be addressed and they should stop thinking about merges when they have to sort out the mess they've created. >> lawmakers had planned an afternoon vote to force murdoch to back away from the takeover deal. but news corp folded first, saying it was too difficult to progress in the current climate. murdoch came under attack after revelations his tabloid, the news of the world, hacked into the phones of murder and terror victims. the scandal has also embarrassed the prime minister, known for a cozy relationship with the media mogul for hiring andy colson at this communication chief. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking while he was editor of the tabloid. >> the public wants us to do is address this firestorm. they want us to sort out bad practices of the media. >> a small group of protestors marched outside murdoch's london home as the car carrying the boss sped past cameras. members of parlia
with those fireworks. >>> in great britain, a fourth of july honor for the late ronald reagan. a 10-foot statue was unveiled in london and commissioned by the reagan memorial fund trust. well it's an extra special day for the current first family. the president and first lady are about to find out what it's like to raise a teenager. good luck with that. their oldest daughter, malia turned 13 today. as usual she's having to share her parents with many others on her special day. >>> and look at this amazing video. a man is literally blown up. but wait until you see how this ends. more right after the break. >>> welcome back, everyone. check this out. in thailand, an explosives expert in a protective suit inspects a car. leans into open the door, the blast blows him to the ground, but seconds later fortunately he is on his feet with only minor injuries. >> back here in the u.s., jury deliberations are underway in the murder trial of casey anthony. she is the young florida mother accused of killing her two-year- old daughter, caylee in 2008. elizabeth takes a look back on the trial that has
tabloid battle in britain. the public and the prime minister taking on the biggest sunday newspaper, the "news of the world" is accused of hacking and tap tampering of phone messages of a missing girl later found murdered. >> authorities want to find out if the alleged hacking hampered the investigation. they are looking into reported police payoff by the newspaper. we go to london for the latest op. the case and we'll speak with hugh grant who had his voice mail hacked by "news of the world." he'll join us later. >>> first president obama meets with congressional leaders to break the log jam over raising the federal debt limit. the president wants a long-term solution for the government's budget problems. >> i've heard reports that there may be some in congress who want to do just enough to make sure that america avoids defaulting on our debt in the short term, but then wants to kick the can down the road when it comes to solving the larger problem of our deficit. i don't share that view. >> joining us this morning to talk about how maybe something can get done here from capitol hi
in baltimore and prince georges county. >>> the news corps hacking scandal grows in britain. today the hacking whistle blower was found dead. but first, casey anthony in hiding and how she is planning to start over in her life after the trial. >>> a federal jury has convicted 28-year-old jason thomas scott of upper marlboro in a string of crimes. scott was convicted of 11 felony charges related to crimes committed during more than 50 burglaries and 9 armed home invasions. the convictions include everything from armed carjacking to production of child porn to the theft of firearms. he will be sentenced in october. >>> where is casey anthony? her lawyers say they have an elaborate plan in place to protect her from people with a lynch mob mentality. her where abouts are only known to a select few as she tries to start a new life. not even her parents know. >> regardless of everything else that happened at the trial, she's still their daughter. >> anthony left with a little more than $500. how is she paying for it? her lawyers say many volunteers stepped up and offered her help. >>> next, how th
% were unsure. 16% guessed another year. 76% correctly said we declared independence from britain but 19% were unsure and 5% said another country. very sad stuff. marysol castro is here with our first check of the weather. come on america, get your act together. >> it goes to show you the youngsters with their history knowledge could clean our clocks when it comes to history. good morning, everyone. planning any fourth of july activities in the northern plains, plan to do it in the morning hours. a line of severe storms is coming in, in the afternoon hours. expect to bring rain, hail, we could not rule out of atwister or tornado and wind. combination of dry air coming in out of the north and moisture out of the gulf coast. keep an eye on that for today. desert southwest, temperatures well above average in tucson. we could see a pop-up shower, precipitation nominal but at >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. erica, good morning. >> good morning to you. >>> going to get you latest on prince william and kathryn's north american tour. they are now on prince edward's island. amanda
. >>> news corps' ceo rupert murdoch is playing damage control tonight. he ran a full page in some of britain's most popular papers with three words "we are sorry." tomorrow he will run ads telling the nation how he plans to fix what went so wrong in that phone hacking scandal. murdock, his son and former news of the world editor rebecca brooks will testify before parliament sometime next week about what they knew about the alleged crimes. >>> here is a deal we could buy into. a brand-new ipad for $69. that was the offer on the sears website yesterday afternoon. the deal went viral as people started telling their friends about it on twitter and facebook. but as it turns out the price was a big mistake. sears apologized. says they will not honor the discounted price. >> you've got to be kidding me? the ipad ii normally retails for about $750. >>> harry potter's final installment of the series earned $92 million on its opening day. that makes it the biggest premier of any film in history. box office trackers projecting the movie will also break the opening weekend record currently held by "the
this is what i'm called to do. >>> britain's prince william and wife kate are on canada's prince edward island this morning. they arrived late sunday. they drew big crowds of well wishers, later this week wrap up their 11-day tour in southern california. >>>ase stock markets picked up today where they left on friday with solid gains. the nikkei was up almost 1%, hong kong's hang seng rose almost 1.5%. this week wall street's closed for the holiday. they'll get an update on how america's factories are doing. >>> americans celebrate independence day in lots of different ways. one of the many for families is a trip to a nearby state park. several states have budget problems these days and money for parks is often among the first things cut. kendis gibson reports. >> reporter: for the past decade brian, julianne and their kids have been coming to mcgrath beach but this may be their last trip here. it is set to close in november. do you feel you're losing a family member? >> we do. i feel safe here. it's great for families. >> reporter: amid the pristine beauty of california's state parks th
the answers later this morning. >>> well, britain's royal newlyweds square off against each other in a race. we'll show you how it turned out. >> speaking of competition, the d.c. area has the rest of the country beat when it comes to females. [ mom ] can a little bowl of cereal change your life? i think it can. one of the challenges for kayla being gluten-free is actually finding choices the whole family will love. then we discovered chex cereals. five flavors of chex are gluten-free, including the honey nut flavor, and that's amazing to a mom like me. as a parent you don't want to have to tell your kids "no" all the time. it's nice for me to be able to say "yes" to something that they want to eat. [ male announcer ] chex cereal. five flavors. gluten free. it can also lead to serious dental problems. [ male announcer ] new act total care dry mouth is alcohol-free and has fluoride to strengthen teeth. stronger teeth and dry mouth relief. >>> 5:56. pretty quiet out there this morning. overnight showers are pulling away. this afternoon by noon, we're 86. we'll see spotty showers at worst toda
and christy turlington have been banned in britain because of it. lindsey mastis has more. >> from "playboy" to "people" magazine, they retouch everything. >> reporter: julia roberts is the definition of beauty. so why would she need to be digital enhanced? dennis at the salon in georgetown says even when he makes a model look perfect with makeup, the picture has to be enhance. >> sometimes lighting effects don't work as well. sometimes removing a shadow. >> reporter: professional photographer chuck bazzio says the same thing. >> it's not shocking, i'm not shocked by this at all. >> reporter: the enhancemented happened on the computer and it's easier than you might think. chuck is woking with $29 program to make me look as good as julia roberts. >> everybody no matter how beautiful they are, can always use a little enhancing in a picture. all right. >> reporter: chuck says his clients have come to expect it even paige cardwell. >> when you know that there's some wrinkles in places and lines in places and they go away, it takes years off and that's nice. but at the same time you didn't chang
hacking scandal in britain. tabloid reporters are accused of targeting the royal flame and a former prime minister and there are questions about why a more thorough investigation was not done. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london with more for us today. good morning, elizabeth. >> good morning, chris. well, specifically britain wants to know why the first investigation into the news of the world hacking was shut down after just two people were arrested. which now appears to have been just the tip of the iceberg. senior police officers are being grilled this morning by a government committee. in the hot seat the deputy head of london's police force, john yates, who in 2009 refused to reopen an investigation into the news of the world. a decision he now admits was wrong. >> i would have made different decisions. >> reporter: yesterday "the guardian" newspaper reported there was evidence "the news of the world" had tried to buy a confidential list of the royal familiar lip's phone numbers from some of the police officers detailed to protect them. and that police were selling
back in may. we'll have more on the case later in this broadcast. britain's prince william and his wife kate received a mixed reaction as they visiteded cancer patience at a hospital in montreal yesterday. the royal couple is touring canada before come to go the united states later this week. you're looking at the fireworks last night over monte carlo harbor that capped off the wedding celebration of monaco's prince albert the second and his south african bride. the wedding was the first by a ruling prince in monaco since 1956 when albert's father married american actress grace kelly. now for today's weather. heat will blanket the country with thunderstorms providing fireworks on the fourth of july eve. on independence day, spekt more heat and humidity and plenty of fireworks that night guaranteed. ahead rocking with snowball the bird. but first >> osgood: a very different cases of dominique strauss kahn and casey anthony dominated much of the news this past week. we asked two reporters to take a closer look. first on the kahn case. >> reporter: dominique strauss kahn has been out on th
was unveiled in london. british foreign secretary william hague called him one of the truest friends britain has ever had. >> what would the 4th of july be without the nathan's hot dog eating contest on coney island. >> there were two champions left standing. as randall pinkston reports, one of them barely weighs 100 pounds. >> it is a 4th of july tradition. who can eat the most hot dogs and buns in ten minutes at the annual nathan's hot dog eating contest. >> it is joey chester. ajoey chestnut downed 62 hot dogs, chewing his way to the top for the fifth time in a row. for the first time ever, nathan's held a separate mens and women's event. 100 pound sonya thomas sucked down 40 hot dogs to win the inaugural women's competition. thomas is known in the competitive eating world as the black widow. she took part in the contest when it was co-ed. she supports the separation. >> one of the greatest all-time hot dog eating champions here on coney island did not compete this year. he has a contract dispute but some spectators suspect something else was keeping him away. >> i think he's afraid to lo
controversial $12 billion plan to expand into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened at this company is disgraceful, it's got to be addressed at every level and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess he created. >> reporter: prime minister cameron met with the parents of the teenage girl, milly dowler, whose cell phone lies at the heart of the scandal. she was murdered in 2002 but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacked by murdoch's paper "news of the world" and messages were even deleted which gave milly's parents false hope that she was still alive. mark lewis is the dowler family's lawyer. >> the people could notily another the fact and newspapers could not ignore the fact that a dad's little girl was having her phone hacked. i mean how far, how low do you have to stoop? >> reporter: it set off ten days' worth of dirty tricks allegations that murdoch papers had hacked the voice mails of families touched by tragedy and paid off the police. eigh
street hasn't panicked yet but the world is watching as britain's business secretary put it -- >> the biggest threat to the world financial system comes from the fear in the american congress. >> reporter: but investors in the debt insurance market are measuring the risk of a u.s. default at less than 1%. bankrupt greece by comparison is at 16%. and the u.s. may have just bought itself more time. >> the deadline really isn't august 2nd? >> in our view it's not, no. >> reporter: larry cantor, head of research at barclay's capital says the treasury faces a big $22 billion social security payment august 3rd but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expected. >> in other words the treasury on august 2nd stands to have more cash on hand than before and they'll be able to make the big social security payment august 3rd. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. >> can they go up to the 11th hour? >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you spook. >> reporter: in the rescue package in 2008 the dow plummeted nearly 800 points th
into britain's lucrative satellite television business in a surrender to public outrage and political pressure. >> what has happened to this company is disgraceful, it got to be addressed at every level, and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they've created. >> reporter: the prime minister dave cameron met today with the parents of the teen-age girl milly dowler whose stone lies at the heart of this scandal. she was murdered in 2002, but only last monday the public learned her phone had been hacked by murdoch's paper, "news of the world." and messages were deleted, which gave her parents false hope that she was still alive. mark lewis is the family's lawyer. >> the people could not ignore the fact, and the newspapers could not ignore the fact that a dead little girl was having her phone hacked. i mean, how far, how low do you have to stoop? >> reporter: it set off 10 days worth of dirty tricks allegations that murdoch papers had hacked the voice mails of families touched by tragedy and paid off the police. eight people have so far been arrested and t
independence. it found while 76% correctly said great britain, 19% were unsure and 5% said a different country including china. >> it takes all kinds, andrea, remember that. >> hope any we are educatorring all kinds. >> -- educating all kinds. >> educate us about weather. >> hot and sticky. better chance of storms in virginia rather than maryland. the afternoon plans, grilling you may have an interruption from that. highs around 90. low 90s thursday and friday and scattered storms in the afternoon. kris? >> downed trees in the district to worry about. canal and reservoir and south street and capital. they will start to shut down streets in half an hour. take metro if you plan to see the fireworks. virginia, 66 eastbound, no problems there. a few cars on the road. >>> and the outer loop from 95 and 270, looking good. >> thank you, chris. "the early show" is next with more on the casey anthony case, and the look at the 4th of july traditions. >> i will be back in 25 minutes with a live update on your holiday forecast. you can always get updates
a single family-owned newspaper in south australia. in the 1960s he moved into britain, buying up the "news of the world" and later the "times" of london. in the '70s he took aim at new york where he'd add the "new york post" and the "wall street journal." his satellite t.v. empire includes the fox network in the u.s., sky in europe, star t.v. in asia. >> i love the free market. it's certainly been very good to me. >> reporter: but the same market is now punishing him, while stock in news corporation rebounded today, it's fallen 12% since the scandal began. >> my company has 52,000 employees. i have led it for 57 years and i have made my share of mistakes. >> reporter: those mistakes might sink another c.e.o., but murdoch still controls 38% of the voting stock of news corporation. he does not, however, own a controlling interest in his reputation says "vanity fair"'s sara ellison. >> to the extent that he can survive as the same kind of zed powerful entity i think is really in question. the spell is broken. people who believe who believeda genius business executive now really don't anymore.
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